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Cable Pull-In and Termination & Testing

Safe cable installation for offshore wind turbines

Cable pull-in and termination & testing are key stages of the cable installation process for wind farm projects. At Axess Group, we ensure project success by leveraging our experience in designing and building cable pull-in systems and executing cable pull-ins for export to substation and inter-array cables in WTG foundations. From there, we complete the scope by safely terminating and test the cable in the switchgear.

What we offer

We perform both cable pull-in and termination & testing services as an integrated package to achieve efficiency gains in cable installation for both bottom-fixed and floating offshore wind turbines. This reduces the project’s overall risk and capital expenditure (CAPEX).

Cable pull-in operations involve risks of cable damage. We offer solutions to manage these risks and to ensure the cables are installed on time. All of our multi-skilled technician teams are experienced in complex rigging solutions and have full support from our engineering department which specialises in designing products and solutions for complex lifting and material handling challenges for bottom fixed and floating offshore wind farms. We offer a wide range of cable pull-in systems, from 2 to 20 tonnes, in both rental and purchase options. We understand the unique risks and challenges cable pull-in operations involve and have solutions to mitigate them.

We terminate and test cables up to 66kV. Our multi-skilled teams directly continue with the installation of hang-offs, stripping and routing after the cable pull-in operations. We work closely with our customers to develop tailor-made solutions and optimise the installation schedule to reduce the overall risk and cost. We easily combine our core activities with additional material handling options to further increase efficiencies. An example would be the removal or installation items such as foundation cover, messenger wires, CMS and anode strings.

Our capabilities include:

  • Design and construction of cable pull-in systems up to 20 tonnes
  • Engineer of complex rigging solutions, including procedures and risk assessments
  • Mock-up trials
  • Project management
  • Installation of export and inter array cables
  • Specialised cable pull-in equipment
  • Design and supply of supporting cable equipment
  • Cable stripping and routing
  • Installation of final hang-off
  • Termination and jointing of power cores
  • Splicing & termination of fibre optic cables
  • Cable Testing

Offshore wind farms bring about an additional challenge for carrying out cable pull-in operations, with higher and more dynamic pull-in forces as well as accessibility challenges. We work with developers and inter-array contractors to solve these challenges and provide a route to industrialisation of floating offshore wind turbines.

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Molde
Axess AS
Oscar Hanssens vei 5
6415 Molde
+47 982 43 600
Bergen
Axess AS
Kokstadflaten 35
5257 Bergen
(duty): +47 982 43 600
Stavanger
Axess AS
Travbaneveien 3
4031 Stavanger
(duty): +47 982 43 600
St. John's
Axess Baffin Inc.
702 Water Street, Suite 201
St. John's, Newfoundland
+1 709 758 7937
Houston
Axess North America Inc.
1400 Broadfield Suite 300
Houston Tx. 77084
+1 (281) 994-0367
Ciudad del Carmen
Axess Operations De Mexico S de RL de CV
Calle Bosque de Ciruelos 180 PP 101
Colonia Bosque De Las Lomas
CP 11700 Cuidad De Mexico
+52 938-152-7688
Aberdeen
Axess North Sea Ltd.
Axess House,
Twin Spires Business Park,
Mugiemoss Road, Bucksburn,
Aberdeen, AB21 9NY
(duty): +44 (0) 78 5303 6111
Georgetown
Axess Guyana Inc.
2 Avenue of the Republic
Georgetown, Guyana
Rio de Janeiro
Axess do Brasil Ltda
Rua Dezenove de Fevereiro
171 - Botafogo
CEP 22280-030 Rio de Janeiro
+55 (21) 4108-0532
Accra
Axess Petrorig Ghana Limited
3rd floor, The Pelican
8 Blohum Street, Dzorwulu
Accra, Ghana
+233 (0) 30 397 0548
Luanda
Axess Offshore Africa Ltd.
Edificio Joia Rara, 3º Andar 3.5/3.6,
Av. Revolução de Outubro No 8, Cassenda, Maianga
Luanda, Angola
+244 933 316 388
Cape Town
Axess Offshore Africa Ltd.
Office 106, 1st Floor, Block 2,
Northgate Park, Brooklyn
Cape Town, South Africa
+27 21 001 9540
Trondheim
Axess AS
Nedre Bakklandet 58C
7014 Trondheim
(duty): +47 982 43 600
Orkanger
Axess AS
Grønøraveien 1
7300 Orkanger
(duty): +47 478 37 300
Oslo
Axess AS
Fridtjof Nansens plass 4
0160 Oslo
(duty): +47 982 43 600
Dammam
Axess for Oil Services
3141 Anas Bin Malik, Al Malqa Dist.
Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
+966 59 427 0293
Dubai
Axess Middle East DMCC
807 X2 Tower, X Cluster,
Jumeriah Lake Towers
Dubai, UAE
+971 4565 7913
Busan
Axess Offshore Korea LLC
22nd Floor KNN Tower, Centum-ro 30
2203-ho, Haeundae-gu
Busan, South Korea
+82 10 2696 2016
Mumbai
Axess AIM India Pvt. Ltd.
B2-701, 7th Floor,
Kanakia Boomerang,
Chandivali Farm Road
Andheri East, Mumbai- 400072
+91 22 4604 3533
Singapore
Axess Offshore Pte Ltd
Nordic European Centre, #05-31 South Wing,
3 International Business Park
Singapore 609927
+65 6908 4174
Perth
Axess Offshore Australia Pty Ltd
304 Newcastle St
Perth WA 6000
+61 4 3373 0739